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Op-Ed: Stop Using 'Retard' As An Insult

Nov 5, 2012 (Talk of the Nation) — Conservative political commentator Ann Coulter drew criticism after she called President Obama "the retard" on Twitter. In an open letter to Coulter on the Special Olympics blog, John Franklin Stephens, a Special Olympian living with Down syndrome, asked her to reconsider using that word.

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John Franklin Stephens, The World of Special Olympics, "An Open Letter to Ann Coulter" Ann Coulter's Oct. 22 tweet

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